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Tag: Cardiff City player

  • Monday, March 4th 2019 - 08:16 UTC

    Footballer Emiliano Sala death unveils the “grey charter” business in the UK

    Pilot David Ibbotson was not licensed to carry paying passengers, which has fuelled speculation the flight was illegal

    The pilot of the crashed plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala dropped out of training for his commercial pilot's license before it was completed. David Ibbotson, who has still not been found, was not licensed to carry paying passengers, which has fuelled speculation the flight was illegal. Cardiff City striker Sala's body was found in the wreckage just off Guernsey on 4 February.

  • Friday, February 8th 2019 - 09:30 UTC

    Emiliano Sala body recovered from the wrecked plane in the English Channel

    The body was spotted in the wreckage of the plane on Monday and the authorities were able to recover it two days later, despite “challenging conditions”.

    The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police have said. Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on 21 January. The body was recovered late on Wednesday after the wreckage was found on Sunday morning.